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Governor signs bill creating Senior Tourism Attractions Program Dec 19, 2017

New program targets seniors by identifying destinations and activities that target older New Yorkers.  read more →

AAA Holiday Travel

AAA: Record-breaking 107 million Americans to celebrate holidays away from home Dec 14, 2017

AAA forecasts 107.3 million Americans will take to planes, trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation during the year-end holiday period from Saturday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan. 1.  read more →

AAA Travel Forecast

2017 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast from AAA Nov 17, 2017

AAA released its Thanksgiving Travel Forecast on November 16th, and is projecting that 50.9 million Americans will travel this Thanksgiving – the highest number since 2005!  read more →


Local Cows and Goats Rocket to Stardom in 2018 Agritourism Calendar Nov 10, 2017

Starting November 1st, will be offering the first ever calendar to feature the animals you might meet when visiting the farmers and producers of GrowNYC’s Greenmarket.  read more →

Andrew Nixon

NYSTIA Honors Andrew Nixon for Service Nov 8, 2017

Andrew Nixon, Executive Director of the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau, was recognized for his excellence in service as Treasurer of NYSTIA  read more →

2017 Tourism Excellence Awards

New York State Tourism Industry Association 2017 Tourism Excellence Award Winners Announced Oct 30, 2017

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) recognized individuals and organizations for their high level of excellence and accomplishments in New York State’s tourism industry at the 2017 Tourism Excellence Awards Dinner.  read more →

Haunted History Trail

Haunted History Trail of New York State Launches New Website Oct 12, 2017

The Haunted History Trail of New York State is excited to announce the launch of their new-and-improved website –  read more →

World Canal Conference

Registration for the 2017 World Canals Conference closes September 15th Sep 7, 2017

Registration is open for one-day or full conference attendance through Sept. 15.  read more →

Thinking About Tomorrow

Event: Thinking About Tomorrow's Visitors Today Sep 5, 2017

Join the SCCVB and the Corning Museum of Glass as we host "Thinking About Tomorrow’s Visitors Today" on Monday September 11th.  read more →

Ross Levi

Empire State Development Announces Ross D. Levi Appointed as Executive Director of Tourism Aug 9, 2017

Will Oversee State’s I LOVE NEW YORK Tourism Promotion Efforts.  read more →

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

NYSTIA to Hold Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner Aug 8, 2017

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) invites members and guests to its annual Membership Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards, October 26-27, 2017, at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen, NY.  read more →


NYSTIA seeks conference speakers Aug 8, 2017

NYSTIA is seeking speaker proposals for the 2018 “I Love New York” Empire State Tourism Conference.  read more →

Erie Canalway kayaking

NYS Canalway Water Trail interactive website launched from Rome to Waterford Aug 3, 2017

Follow in history's wake with a new online water trail map produced by NYSTIA member The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.  read more →

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BBG&G Advertising and Public Relations celebrates its 20th anniversary Aug 3, 2017

Hudson Valley marketing agency (and NYSTIA member) services regional clients.  read more →

Odd Quirky Offbeat

New Guide to the "Odd, Quirky, & Offbeat" History of Cayuga County Jul 31, 2017

Discover the weird and wonderful in Cayuga County, New York.  read more →

Backroads and Byways of Upstate New York

New travel guidebook to New York State highlights places to visit off the beaten trail. Jul 27, 2017

NYSTIA member Christine A. Smyczynski, freelance writer and blogger, is releasing a new book entitled, Backroads and Byways of Upstate New York, which will be available in stores starting September 5, 2017.  read more →


AAA: This Independence Day will be Historic, More Americans to Travel than Ever Before Jun 28, 2017

NYSTIA member AAA Magazines shares news that AAA just rolled out the 4th of July weekend forecast. With 1.25 million more travelers than last year, 2017 will be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever.  read more →

Scholarship Winners

New York State Tourism Industry Association Announces 2017 Collegiate Scholarship Recipients Jun 16, 2017

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) has selected four recipients of 2017 scholarship awards from the Destinations of NYS Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund.  read more →

Jill Delaney

Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams interviews NYSTIA's Jill Delaney Jun 16, 2017

Jill Delaney, President and CEO of the New York State Tourism Industry Association, is interviewed on the "Travelers411" Radio Show.  read more →

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Collaborative Regional Programming Produces 1.7 Billion Impressions in the Finger Lakes Region May 31, 2017

A collaborative, 14-county public relations program has garnered over 1.7 billion impressions for the Finger Lakes Vacation Region in 2016.  read more →